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Choquequirao is located at 2,987 meters (9,800 feet) above sea level in a remote corner of the Peruvian Andes. A visit to these ancient of ruins means that you are in for a real adventure. Unlike it’s neighbor Machu Picchu, there are no trains or buses that will bring you here. To reach this important piece of […]

The post Off to the Cradle of Gold: Hiking the Choquequirao Trek appeared first on The Adventure Junkies.

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Soaring glacier peaks scrape the sky to the left. A valley plummets to the right. Front and center is a mound of earth striped with intense turquoise, rust red and golden yellow. The colors flow like a wave so perfectly that you would believe they were painted by the gods. The only way to get to this secret corner […]

The post A Journey Through the Realm of a Sacred Mountain: The Ausangate Trek appeared first on The Adventure Junkies.

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We had spent the last 2 months in Huaraz cycling and hiking the Cordillera Blanca. It seemed that we couldn’t get enough of these mountains. After completing the taxing Huascaran Circuit on a bicycle and hiking the Santa Cruz Trek we thought we had seen the best bits. That was until we decided to take on our […]

The post A Different World: Hiking The Incredible Huayhuash Circuit in Peru appeared first on The Adventure Junkies.

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This article is part of the Show Us Your Adventure Series.  For this series, we invite our readers to share their favourite hiking route. Our guest writer today comes from rural Tennessee. At an early age she knew she wanted to leave her parent’s log cabin and explore the world. Her name is Jennifer Melroy and […]

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Peru’s Cordillera Blanca is one of the most concentrated collections of big peaks in the Western Hemisphere, with 33 summits topping 5,400 meters (18,000 feet). The most popular way to experience this mountain range is to hike the Santa Cruz Trek, considered by many as one of the best hiking routes in the world. This […]

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